Visited Sophia after her operation

02.06.2016, Yasinovataya.

Texas and “Essence of Time” mission members in Donbass visited Sophia in Yasinovataya. She had to stay in bed for two weeks, so that her tendons could heal. It is now two days since Sophia stands on her feet a bit, basically, she learns how to walk again. She will have to wear special plastic boots for some time. It is hard for Sophia to stand now, which is why her mother is supporting her all the time. But now she can stretch her legs and arms, and we believe that soon she will be able to go outside and play with other children, run and ride a bicycle.


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3 DPR servicemen wounded by Ukrainian snipers when evacuating bodies of DPR soldiers killed near Avdeevka

27.05.2016, DPR.

Three soldiers of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Armed Forces were wounded today by Ukrainian snipers during the evacuation of bodies of DPR soldiers, who were killed near Avdeevka on May 26th, a representative of the DPR Defense Ministry informed Donetsk News agency.


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Ukrainian army fired over fifty shells at Donetsk and Yasinovataya outskirts

27.05.2016, DPR.

The Ukrainian military fired over 56 82mm and 120mm mortar shells at the outskirts of Donetsk, Gorlovka, and Yasinovataya towns, a source in the Defense Ministry of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) informed Donetsk News Agency yesterday. From 12 in the noon till 5 PM, the Ukrainian army was shelling Gorlovka town, Yakovlevka, Spartak, Zaytsevo villages, and the area near ‘Yasinovatskiy’ checkpoint’.


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Donbass with Texas. Episode 4: “Yasinovatsky Machine Production Factory”

A new episode of the series “Donbass with Texas” is about Yasinovatsky Machine Production Factory. Before the war it was the largest producer of mining roadheading machinery. In 2014-2015 the factory was shelled by Ukrainian artillery multiple times. The factory was a target – it is strategically important for the region. The building of the factory management was burned to the ground, one of the production departments collapsed, the production stopped.


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